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Asheville-area jobless rate drops to 7.9 percent

There are 2 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Nov 2, 2011, titled Asheville-area jobless rate drops to 7.9 percent. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

Boosted by hiring in manufacturing and teachers hired back for the fall, Buncombe County saw its jobless rate drop in September to 7.9 percent, down from 8.4 percent in August.

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Maiden, NC

#1 Nov 2, 2011
HUH? No way. Sumbody cooked the numbers. Ask any of your unemplyeed friends if it's gotten any better.
The Numbers Lie

Lenoir, NC

#2 Nov 2, 2011
All of those that have exhausted their unemployment benefits aren't being counted.

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